How many famous writers will have followed a course on creative writing? At many universities and other institutions of learning courses in Creative Writing are being offered. One of these universities is Moi University, near Eldoret, Kenya. Tobias Otieno lectures creative writing and he tells in this article about his experiences.
The Kenyan writer Oduori is a poet who published his first collection in 2014. He titled this collection ‘Jam on our face’. In the seventh month of 2019 he saw the light of another poetry publication. More about this man you will find in this article.
Origami is a form of art, started in Japan and is about folding paper into intricate patterns and designs. An art for nimble hands and fingers and creative minds. A matter of concentration. The story ‘Origami‘ has been written by the Kenyan author Troy Onyango.
She is only 13 years young and has already published her book In the land of Shamma. Selam Teshome has already a second book ready and she hopes to get it published. In this interview she talks about the books she has read and the ones that impressed her.
The master himself has come to Kenya to publish his latest novel, this time in his mother tongue. By writing in his mother tongue he has shown once again the importance of using your mother tongue, not just in talking and listening, but also in reading and writing. In this article you will read about … Continue reading An afternoon with Ngugi and the questions I wanted to ask
He is back home. The celebrated author Ngugi wa Thiong’o has arrived in Kenya. He will present his latest book. Next to that he will promote the use of vernacular languages. He himself has been an example of that for many decades. In this article an interview with the latest news on his time in … Continue reading Ngugi: We perfect our English as Europe sharpens tools of plunder